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Aug 30, 2013 7:00pm PDT
roads as people try to get out of town. >>> plus, president obama speaks out about the use of chemical weapons in syria as his justification for a possible missile strike. this is bay area news at 7. >>> i'm heather holmes. this is bay area news at 7. it is the start of a holiday weekend. we are counting down to bay bridge history, bay area history, the grand opening of new eastern span of the bay bridge is three days away. there is a chance they could open it early. just before 5:00 tonight, we received an update from the project spokesman, who says the work is proceeding right on schedule. he says crews completed all the grinding today in both directions. they are about halfway done with paving the west bound lanes and begun striping. east bound paving is complete. >> the focus will be on switching out the lighting in the tunnels from the traditional lights that have been there to led lights. they will continue that work over the next 24 hours. they are also going to wash the inside of the tunnel. >> gordon says the main goals are eefficiency and safety. asked whether it
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:00pm PDT
foreign troops leave afghanistan at the end of next year. president obama went to orlando today to address the national convention of disable d veteran and to begin his vacation with his family. brian mooar has more. >> reporter: before leaving on vacation president obama promised to do more work for america's disabled veterans. and he pledged those who sacrificed for this country won't lose their benefits despite washington's budget cuts. >> i believe this work is more important than ever. because this time of war that we've been in is coming to an end. >> the president hopes to have america back on a peace time footing in a year and a half. but his friday news conference showed he's fighting on a lot of political fronts. >> good afternoon, everybody, please have a seat. >> he's trying to calm the controversy over nsa surveillance. he's still battling members of congress over obama care. >> the one unifying principle in the republican party at the moment is making sure that 30 million people don't have health care. >> reporter: in martha's vineyard, president obama looking for a break fro
NBC
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
and what the obama administration can do to try to combat some of the ongoing violence in that country. people go to a mattress store and essentially they just get sold something. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. this labor day, don't invest in a mattress until you visit a sleep number store. once you experience it, there's no going back. oh, yeah! at our biggest sale of the year, every bed is on sale. queen mattresses now start at just $599. and save an incredible 40% on our limited edition memory foam mattress sets. only at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. >>> as we reported earlier, more than 800 people have been killed all across egypt just since wednesday. thousands more injured. and now a lot of pressure on the u.s. and the obama administration to do something. anything, to top that violence. nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston joins us with what some of the options are. a lot of people are going to gather in union plaza today. what is it they're going to call for from the government? >> immediately, a seize-fire, so
KRON
Aug 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
allegations. and a special election has been set to find a new mayor. >> president obama is still deciding if he will launch a military strike against syria. and some in congress want answers. that coming up. but first. yosemite. >> firefighters are making fire, which has been burning for nearly two- weeks in and around yosemite national park. and alameda county fire says the crews it deployed a week ago are on their way back home, after a strike team relieved them of their duties. here is what we know this morning. the rim fire has charred more than 192-thousand acres. which is more than 300 square miles. the wildfire is 30-percent contained. that is up from 23-percent yesterday. the san francisco public utilities commission says that the city's water supply reservoir remains *unaffected by the massive rim fire. kron 4's philippe djegal reports from tuolumne county with more. >> the new images paint a very smokey and firey picture. as you can see. the fire still emitting what looks like a volcanic eruption. fire crews continue to battle the flames on the shoulders of highways. while heli
FOX
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am PDT
. president obama will not meet with president putin in moscow. what the white house is telling us about the reasons behind this move. >>> we wanted him to be here for the race. that was unfortunate. >> what team artemis is doing today after a very emotional yacht race on the bay. ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ >>> plenty of low clouds in place. there will be a little bit of sunshine later. temperatures will continue to kind of cool down a little bit. look for 60s, even 70s well inland. >>> welcome back. people living in the south bay, if you have complained that the drinking water smells bad, well you have nothing to worry about. according to the california water service company. cal water blames the supplier of the water, santa clara water district. they say t
FOX
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
at the stores that were robbed and how there may be a connection. >> president obama on the move. where he's headed this morning and the proposals he's pushing to make college more affordable. >> good morning. right now traffic is doing pretty well in many areas. we have trouble spots. san mateo bridge slow now getting out to the span. more about that coming up. >> we have plenty of low clouds in place and a cooler pattern. almost good-bye to the thunderstorms. the rim fire is really taking a turn for the worst. [ female announcer ] jump-start your day with mcdonald's dollar menu at breakfast. home of the irresistible sausage burrito. ♪ and freshly brewed premium roast coffee you love. plus other amazing tastes for just a dollar each. ♪ every day, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. ♪ >>> time now 7:13. we have breaking news. a shooting violence happening in san francisco. brian flores is on the situation right now. this just happened a short while ago. what happened out there in san francisco? >> reporter: we're still learning to piece that toget
KICU
Aug 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
7 >>> continuing coverage, the crieses in syria, president obama said today he is weighing limited and narrow action against the regime. he said syria has endangered the national security of the united states and has violated established norms against the use of chemical weapon. the obama administration said 1,429 people were killed in last week's chemical weapons attack, including 426 children. so far, the president has not asked congress for approval for a military strike and france is the only major foreign power to support retaliation. president obama contends there is no excuse for killing innocent people, including such large numbers of women and children. still opposition to an attack on syria is widespread both around the world and here at home. as john tells us, the president is facing a real predicament. >> reporter: an east bay physician that lived in syria as a child and visited family there as recently as five years ago. >> it's near and dear to my heart. >> reporter: the chemical weapons attack on the syrian people hit him hard. >> my heart bleeds for all of these kid
FOX
Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> happening right noi, president obama is about to begin a two day tour through new york and pennsylvania and it will focus on making college more affordable. this is a live picture. you're looking at joint, joint- based andrews maryland. that's air force one that we're looking at and we are waiting for the chopper coming in that the president will be on. it looks like marine one is looking like it's coming in. you could see it behind the trees there. he will come to land marine one and board air force one. from there, he would head to buffalo, new york, where he will speak at the university of buffalo. from there, he'll board a bus to continue his tour. that will be at a high school in syracuse. again, we're looking at several helicopters but one of them will -- marine force one carrying the president, a rather convenient way to travel, directly by helicopter to joint base andrews in maryland to get on air force one. and be heading off opt two day tour of schools, to promote his efforts to make college more affordable for students. now later this morning, we will get details on president
FOX
Aug 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
in syria, president obama said today he is weighing limited and narrow action against the regime. he said syria has endangered the national security of the united states and has violated established norms against the use of chemical weapon. the obama administration said 1,429 people were killed in last week's chemical weapons attack, including 426 children. so far, the president has not asked congress for approval for a military strike and france is the only major foreign power to support retaliation. president obama contends there is no excuse for killing innocent people, including such large numbers of women and children. still opposition to an attack on syria is widespread both around the world and here at home. as john tells us, the president is facing a real predicament. >> reporter: an east bay physician that lived in syria as a child and visited family there as recently as five years ago. >> it's near and dear to my heart. >> reporter: the chic weapons attack on the syrian people hit him hard. >> my heart bleeds for all of these kids, women and families that have lost their lives.
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
the full forecast for you in a moment. >>> we are talking about president obama who is heading off for vacation. on friday, he announced the government will be taking a closer look at a surveilness program and whether american rights are being protected. some talked about whether it may be a victory for edward snowden. >>> a new book about the relationship between jfk and jackie kennedy. the story how jfk may have had a premonition about his own death before it happened. >>> could your posts on facebook be driving a wedge between you and your friends? there's a thing called oversharing. we will look at the site. >>> let's begin with the deadly flooding. dylan is here with more on that. >> good morning, willie. good morning, everyone. let's look at the video outside of colorado springs in southern colorado. look at the car swept away on a highway. it takes two feet of water to sweep away a car. there's more than that on that highway. at least one person is dead. officials are unsure if the victim was swept out of the car. the rain is coming down in buckets. it's actually monsoonal m
NBC
Aug 27, 2013 11:00pm PDT
was in washington meeting with president obama and attorney general eric holder. quan, part of a group of mayors discussing several topics. mayor quan says she asked president obama for more funding for oakland police and for the fbi and atf. >>> their jobs are to save lives. the paramedics in alameda county are revealing to us a broken system. >> tony kovaleski is here with results from a six-month investigation. this is one of the biggest responses in the bay area. >> they cover a critical area. an area where shootings and stabbings regularly make headlines. firefighters are usually first on scene. but the paramedic response can mean the difference between life and death. >> i'm afraid for anyone that needs help in the 911 system. >> en route. >> they don't know the people are being dispatched off of shootings for people that are intoxicated, complaining of headaches. >> reporter: he's a veteran paramedic working in alameda county. >> code three. >> i don't see how somebody's vomiting is in more dire state straits who over someone who has been shot. >> reporter: alameda changed their dispatch
FOX
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
ago today to give his "i have a dream". that's where president obama is scheduled to speak at 11:45 a.m. pacific time. there will be other speakers from the civil rights era. we spoke to a woman who hear these people speak. she came all the way from missouri. >> there's still things to be done in the areas in our city and -- [inaudible] >> reporter: patricia said she wanted to come here 50 years ago but she couldn't. she said she was the second black woman to be hired at st. louis area banks and didn't want to take the time off -- she did want to take the time off to be here today. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the san francisco human rights commission is holding a special commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the march on washington at 5:00 this evening in the board of supervisors chambers at city hall. the commission is announcing the winners of the heroes' award for 2013 at that event. >>> 7:17 at the time. checking in with sal on traffic. have you noticed -- is the bay bridge any more or less crowded today? about the same? >> it's about the same. people have been goin
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> reporter: the obama administration claims assad has ordered the use of chemical weapons in the past. jericka duncan, cbs news, new york. >>> iran, one of syria's strongest allies, said this morning there is no way the attack is from government troops. iran's foreign minister blames the deaths on terrorism. >>> happening today, egypt's deposed leader hosni mubarak is expected to be freed from prison and placed under house arrest. he was ordered released this week following more than two years in detention. he is 85 and in frail health. he still faces retrial on charges of complicity in the killing of protestors during the uprising that toppled his government in 2011. >>> it is 5:06. new details now. the national security agency has gathered more emails than previously disclosed. the nsa yesterday declassified three court rulings which showed the agency read as many as 56,000 emails from americans not connected to foreign terrorists. the nsa says it was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of internet traffic that was connected to terror suspects. the foreign intelligenc
KRON
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
and cooperation with the united nations. the u-s is increasing its president obama is considering a military response to the assad government's alleged use of chemical weapons. but the president says moving too quickly is problematic. fourth navy warship has been however there have been no syria. a memorial service for the mother and brother of hannah anderson, who were killed by a family will be held today at a san diego-area church. the service for christina and ethan anderson will be held in santee and is open to the public. the bodies of christina and ethan were found at the home of james dimaggio who set it on fire earlier this month. dimaggio was killed by f-b- i agents on august 10th in the six-day search. authorities have declined to discuss a possible motive in the deaths. just convicted and just sentenced. private bradley manning wants to change from a from man to a woman. while in military prison. manning is about to serve a 35-year prison sentence for leaking mounds of classified military information to wikileaks. and he says he wants to get hormone treatments while in prison. ma
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
appear closer to taking military action against syria. president obama talked with british prime minister david cameron on the phone about their options. both leaders expressed grave concern about the use of nerve gas last wednesday by the syrian government. in an attempt to gain international support the regime is accusing the rebels of using chemical weapons on soldiers. the government released video of what it calls is a rebel hideout loaded with explosives, gas masks and plastic jugs used to build bombs. chuck hagel discussed the crisis. he refused to discuss what military action president obama might take. but he did outline the factors that could determine the type of response. >> the facts, what our intelligence assessment produces, law, legal issues, international support. >> hagel will spend eight days in asia with stops in indonesia and the philippines. a new reuters poll shows almost 60% of americans do not want to get involved in syrias war. of those that do, 12% support air strikes. 1 1% supported enforcing a no fly zone. , 9% support funding a multinational innovation and 4%
FOX
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
laundererring and -- laundering and he faces life in prison ifth canned. >>> happening now, president obama is leaving the white house for a trip to arizona. that's where he will lay out his plans this afternoon to overhaul the housing and mortgage industries. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom. senators already laid out their plans to do the same thing. kyla? >> reporter: dave, the president's proposals are largely in line with the senate's bipartisan housing and mortgage reform plan already in the works. that includes phasing out fannie mae and freddie mac. they received nearly $200 billion in a tax payer funded bailout back in 2008. president obama will also push for immigration reform to increase home values. the white house says immigrants accounted for almost 40% of new homeowners nationwide between 2000 and 2010. in that same time period, in california, immigrants accounted for more than 80% of the growth in homeowners. how the administration plans to help homeowners better understand when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news
NBC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
requires vigilance. >> reporter: but president obama, living proof that progress has been made. america's first african-american president. >> because they marched city councils changed and state legislatures changed and congress changed and yes, eventually the white house changed. >> john lewis is the sole surviving speaker from 1953. >> 50 years later we can ride where we want to ride and stay with we want to stay. >> reporter: tens of thousands gathered on the national mall for the commemoration including dr. king's family also jimmy carter and bill clinton. plus care line kennedy, forest whitaker and oprah winfrey. >> dr. king believed our destinies are all intertwined and he knew our hopes and our dreams really are all the same. >> we've got to keep on fighting and we've got to vindicate and stand up and substantiate that the dream goes on until the dream is achieved. >> on this anniversary the president spoke about joining together to build the middle class with improved health care and wages, a theme that will carry into the political budget fight ahead. janelle wang, nbc bay are
CBS
Aug 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >>> developing news tonight. the obama administration is deciding whether or not to cut off aid to egypt in light of increasing violence in the country. topped a visiers met this afternoon to discuss the $1.5 billion military aid slated for egypt. a temporary hold has been put on delivery of some f-16 fighter jets. u.s. aid to egypt is under review following the deadly crack down of supporters of ousted president morsi. >> this government has made promises to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. the violence has continued at least until the weekend and the early parts of the week are contrary to that promise. >> nearly 1,000 people have died in this last week. today, egyptian security forces arrested the top muslim brotherhood leader. >>> enrollment for obamacare kicks off in october, but many californians are still confused about the president's reforms. a new field poll shows none four state voters knows little or nothing about the affordable care act. it also found 53% of californians support overhaul bucking the national trend, but businesses are making changes to
CBS
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
, then there need to be international consequences. >> president obama says he has not yet decided whether or not to attack syria. this morning, u.n. chemical weapons experts were out collecting samples from that alleged chemical attack. >>> major nidal hasan will die for killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in the fort hood shooting in texas. a military jury sentenced the army psychiatrist responsible for the 2009 mass shooting. it was the worst mass murder at a military installation in the u.s. history. one of the victims who survived said the worst of his injuries is ptsd. >> my loved ones have to be cognizant how they approach me. i'm always looking for the threat because i was caught by surprise so that will never happen to me again. >> hasan didn't dispute the charges saying the attack was motivated by muslims insurgents in iraq and afghanistan. >>> 3, 2, 1! >> so what's more fun than launching marshmallows? not much. where kids are learning to make these gadgets take off in this week's "cool school." >> businesses adjusting their schedule during the bay bridge closure. the opti
FOX
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
to raise awareness about recent changes in health care, often referred to as obama care. the event runs from ten this morning until two at the ymca. >>> delta is issuing a warning about the impact obama care will have on its company. they claim that the law will contribute to $100 million increase in health care cost. the biggest parts will go into effect at the beginning of 2014. one of the more costly items in the fee of $63 a participant. >> the teens accused of killing a australian student won't face hate crime charges. there is no evidence to support race was the motive in the murder. three teens have been charged in the death. authorities say they shot the 23-year-old while he was out jogging. police say one of the teens told officers they decided to kill someone because they were bored. there is speculation that the killing may have been part of a gang ritual. >>> residents in spokane washington are coming together after a world war ii veteran was beaten to death by two teens. last night a few thousand gathered to pay respects to the 88-year-old delbert belton. he was robbed and
KICU
Aug 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
of house of republicans trying to over turn obama's care. >> they're trying to do something over and over but expecting the same result. trying to hurt the american people because they don't agree on something that's upheld and decided. >> estimated of 40 million americans are unensured of the medicare act. coverage will begin january 1st. >>> alameda county officials reached out to promote wellness and places that can use a boost. community meeting focused on helping people and those are uncorporated area that's south of san leandro and problems there including obesity and teens's pregnancy that's aimed at kids. >> the folks that live here, they know the community better than we do and the hot spots are and the troubled areas and for example if it is a bad intersection or they know there is certain gang activity that happened in certain part that we don't necessarily know. >> today's meeting to develop a health and wellness plan that'll become apart of the county's plan. >>> plus, what amanda knox is refusing what to do ahead of her roommate's death. >>> the >>> continuing coverage o civ
NBC
Aug 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
not knowing that an incoming student has a troubled past. >>> and finally, tonight, president obama has laid out his vision for public preschool for all. now we're seeing what a poll says. it finds that 50% of voters say they strongly support the president's proposal. 20% say they somewhat support the idea. and 21% oppose the plan. the president's proposal is controversial because it would require raising the toe back coe tax. >>> vector control crews will be out in force in north san jose. take a look at the map here. they'll be fogging for mosquitoes. it will start at 11:00 tonight. and it will take several hours. mosquitoes are very active this year. people are warped to protect themselves and eliminate standing water on their property. >>> there's a lot of talk about commuting. a new study reveals more than half of bay area residents drive solo to and from work. a look at the interchange in san jose, we have made progress. but the study shows the solo driving trend is getting lower as time goes on. and the bay area has the most public transportation users in the state. a uc berkley profe
FOX
Aug 31, 2013 7:00am PDT
while they were attending a separate demonstration in oakland. >>> president obama paid tribute to workers in his weekly address. >> we'll come together as a nation to honor some of our own. the working men and women of america who across the generations built this country up and helped make us who we are today. >> the president said labor day is a reminder that many americans have seen their wages stagnate while corporate profits soar. they want to end poverty and it's the highest priority. >>> now, rosemary is saying these a slight chance of rain coming into the bay area today. >> i'd love to take it out. it's a nuisance. it's a slim chance so why are we talking about it? it's a holiday weekend and a lot of people have plans outdoor. i don't want you to get caught off guard. i'm giving you a look outside our doors right now. we'll get to the rain chance in a moment. let's talk about what's happening outside your days. it's a beautiful start to the day. we have low clouds, inside the bay, here at oakland we're starting out mostly cloudy. it is a clear start for many in the morn
FOX
Aug 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
. white house officials say president obama is willing to act on his own but he faces some challenges when it comes to getting input from congress. and john kerry will talk to reporters today. i'm working on all of that for you at 8:15. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new leaked documents from edward snowden reveal details of the cia's black budget. the washington post published details of the cia's budget it says came from snowden. the black budget is the secret portion of the federal budget that contains funding on intelligence funding and gathering. the budget also shows how the cia has been transformed into a pair of military force with control for an increasingly large fleet of drones. the top u.s. official says he will release figures every year on how many court orders are issued and how many people are targeted because of them. the director says this is part of president obama 'call for more transparency to convince americans they are not being spied on. it follows evolutions after the leaks by edward snowden. >>> a new study shows a majority of scientists are getting less
CBS
Aug 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
today. >>> reporter: the obama administration is expected to go public today with its rationale for a potential strike on syria. james clapper the director of national intelligence is working to declassify a document which reportedly says the syrian government launched a chemical weapons attack against its own people. >> the president is going to have to make his case to the congress and to the american people. i think before he takes any action. >> reporter: the white house spelled out its case to representative buck mckeown and other congressional leaders on a conference call last night but many aren't convinced. >> members of congress were not happy with what they heard. they weren't happy with the amount of answers they got from the obama administration on what the specifics of some sort of intervention in syria could look like. >> reporter: a lack of specifics killed the bill before the british parliament authorizing military force against damascus. >> evidence should precede decision not decision precede evidence. >> reporter: the white house will move forward white house
FOX
Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
with president obama. ktvu's kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with the action feinstein wants to take to protect our privacy. kyla? >> reporter: well, tori, i spoke to her staff. they said she will be talking with the president today. so will other democrats and republicans from congress. senator feinstein is the chair of the senate intelligence committee. she's ordered the nsa to review how government surveillance could expose americans' privacy. but she's denounced former nsa contractor edward snowden leaking intelligence. snowden claims the nsa's tracked millions of americans' phone records. there was a discussion yesterday about this. >> those reports contained less than 500 numbers. not millions, not hundreds of thousands. not tens of thousands. >> reporter: now we're learning about another spy program. this one allegedly collects e- mails and internet searches of americans. what the nsa is saying about that surveillance program when i see you next. live in washington, d.c., kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kyla. >>> 7:16. well, today's meeting comes afte
FOX
Aug 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
people. president obama promises accountability but no decision has been made on how to respond. >> he takes the requirement to make these decisions very seriously. and he's carefully considering the circumstances before him. >> reporter: the united nations is wrapping up its investigation today and should reveal its results tomorrow. just yesterday britain voted against military action meaning the u.s. lost one of its top allies. but the military is poised to act. now five navy destroyers are off. former military leaders are worried though that the strain budget at the pentagon does not allow for action and they are worried about unintended consequences. i'm working on that story for you for 6:15. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the top u.s. intelligence officials says from now on he will release every year on how many top secret court orders are issued. the new policy is part of president obama's call for more transparency to convince americans that they are not being fie spied on. it follows revelations from documents leaked by former nsa the agency gathers
FOX
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
military action against syria. president barack obama is willing to act on his own. senior administration officials briefed more than 25 u.s. lawmakers in a conference call last night. they told members of congress they have intercepted communications from the syrian government ordering a chemical weapons attack. 1300 people were killed last week including women and children. the united nations inspectors are still in syria. what they are doing and how it would impact the military strike. i'm working on that story for you at 7:15. >>> budget cuts in the nation's capitol has some scientists trying to decide if they want to move out of the country. a new study shows the majority of scientists are getting less federal help for their research than they were three years ago. nearly 20% of scientists are considering moving overseas to continue their research. >>> another new study shows testing by the navy could be putting marine animal lives at risk. they looked at training plans for waters off the east coast, southern california, and hawaii over the next five years. the navy may kill hundreds
FOX
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
obama is on his way to california right now. he made a stop in phoenix arizona earlier today and is now headed from there to southern california for a taped appearance on the tonight show with jay leno. then tomorrow he will remain in los angeles for an online social event about housing with the ceo of the real estate website zilo. after that the president will visit with troops in camp pendelton. >>> the president layed out a plan to reform the finance system. the president wants to phase out fanny may and freddie mac and let private investors take hold of the market. >>> doctors in dallas discovered a blocked artery in former president bush. he is expected to be discharged tomorrow and resume his normal schedule on thursday. mr.bush is in high spirits and thanked everyone for their well wishes. he also encouraged everyone to get a regular check up. >>> there's word out of hollywood that actor winning actor justin hoffman has undergone a successful treatment for cancer. the cancer was detected early and surgically cured. hoffman who is 75 years old will under go dr. recommended treatme
FOX
Aug 9, 2013 10:00pm PDT
last week. a separate threat caused a separate embassy to be closed yesterday. >>> president obama hosted a news conference and he promised transparency on the phone surveillance program but he also said he would not stop it. >> america is not interested in spying on ordinary people. >> reporter: president obama says he will work with congress to improve privacy protections within the national security agencies surveillance programs. part of the changes will better explain to the public how they work. more transparent and an independence group reviewing the program. >> all these steps are designed to ensure that the american people can trust that our efforts are in line with our interests and our values. >>> spokesman for republican house speaker john boehner says the president has been quiet on these controversial programs for too long. and while transparency is important, he says it must not compromise the program. priority must be saving american lives not saving face. the president made this rare solo appearance in the east room of the white house taking questions from reporter
KRON
Aug 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
obama's approach. but some republicans, including senator john mccain, are calling for the elimination of military aid. other republicans, such as congressman peter king, are more hesitant. >> a volcano in japan is erupting and sending a thick cloud of ash over a nearby city. this is mount sakurajima, it started blowing its top yesterday. you can see it spewing thick ash into the sky. however residents are used to this sort of thing. this is one of the most active volcanos in japan. its reported that this is the 500th eruption so far this year, and the biggest since 2000. >> an elderly woman is lucky to be alive after a pick up slammed into her petaluma home. it happened early yesterday morning on cleveland avenue near bodega avenue. emergency crews found a full-size pickup truck had smashed through the front door and destroyed the living room. the woman was in bed in a back bedroom listening to music at the time of the crash. she was was shaken but not injured. the driver of the truck took off from the crash. c-h-p says they still have no suspects at this time. >> the time 7:20 a.m..
FOX
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
morning of summer vacation at martha's vineyard. president obama and first lady michelle obama landed at cape cod massachusetts yesterday afternoon. while the president has no official public appearances this week, he will likely be seen taking in the sights and playing golf. the visit is upsetting residents because the secret service is banning cars from a public road near the first family's rental home. >>> as we told you yesterday, before heading to cape cod the president did speak at the national conference for disabled veterans in orlando florida. he told the group it's his mission to help vetturas cover from wounds of the war. >> diagnose and treat mental health conditions like tbi and ptsd and to get it done we're moving ahead with more than $100 million in new research. >> the president added that the veterans administration is processing disability claims much faster now. he says claims in waiting fell 20% from a 600,000 case backlog just a few months ago. >>> business tycoon donald trump predicts hillary clinton will be the democratic presidential nominee in the year 2016. i
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
granting asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden. the meeting coming two days after president obama canceled a meeting with russian president vladimir putin scheduled for next month. >>> president obama expected to sign a new bill aimed at bringing down the interest rate on federal student loans. last month those rates automatically doubled. congress was able to hash out an agreement to bring the rates back down at least for now. the rates will be tied to financial markets, meaning they will most likely rise in the future. >>> we can tell you bay area firefighters traveled down to riverside county this morning helping to fight the massivevhf silver fire near banning. right now the fire has burned more than 14,000 acres. that's an area, to give you perspective here, achb area about the size of sunnyvale. more than two dozen homes have been completely destroyed. firefighters, a little silver lining, they are making progress. at this point the fire we're being told, about 20% contained. that's a big upgrade from yesterday. >>> meteorologist christina loren says the weather will improve for the
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
to obamacare. >> how yet another company is failing to deliver on benefits to its employees. >> and your local starbucks may be empty this saturday. how the coffee chain is at the center of the national controversy. >> giving you another look at the new bay bridge. now just one week until the entire bridge closes down for the grand opening. we'll kind posted. -- we'll keep you posted. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, sue kwon has this story and other headlines in today's p of consumer news. >>> another company cuts medical coverage in the weeks before obamacare. sue kwon has this and other headlines in today's wrap of consumer news. >> reporter: on the consumerwatch, u.p.s. will stop delivering healthcare to thousands of employee spouses. the shipping service announced it will remove 15,000 spouses from its medical plan who are eligible for healthcare through their own employer. the company says its decision comes because of the costs associated with the affordable care act. these costs include requirements to recover dependent children up to age 26 and other fees. the decision takes effect in 2014 a
FOX
Aug 29, 2013 5:00am PDT
if chemical weapons were used. the u.n. does not determine who used them. but president obama says there is no doubt syrian president bashar al-assad's regime is behind last week's attack that kills hundreds of people, including women and children. the u.s. has increased military presence in the mediterranean sea off the coast of syria. two submarines just joined four navy destroyers already in place to launch a missile attack. syria appears to be moving some of its military weapons to different locations to avoid getting hit by potential air strikes. assad said last hour his country will defend itself against any attack. the u.s. and the u.k. could both release intelligence today pointing the finger at the assad regime. i'm working on that story for you for 6:15. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in london hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration outside the prime minister's residence against british military intervention in syria. prime minister david cameron has recalled parliament today to discuss possible military action. many people in britain a
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
just visited the white house to celebrate their perfect season. president obama honored the only team to ever achieve an undefeated season. the 1972 dolphins went 17-0, but they didn't get to celebrate with a trip to the white house back then because president nixon was involved in the watergate scandal at the time. much of the team was in attendance, including head coach john shula. long time coming there. >>> a baby elephant gets a name. how its mother picked it out after the break. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> have you seen this so cute, a new baby elephant at the lowry park zoo in tampa, florida now has a name, pick wild the mother. isn't that adorable? 3-week-old elephant calf named mavi, an older is fumi. the mother chose the name yesterday, she actually picked that name from two options, which zookeepers spelled out in carrots. mavi is at third elephant born at the zoo in 25 years. mavi means voices in the swatly language. ador
NBC
Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. another marching ceremony will take place and president obama will speak from the steps of the lincoln memorial. >>> three days before his historic march on washington, back in 1963, dr. martin luther king jr. appeared on nbc's "meet the press." >> i don't think our society h rise to its full maturity until we come to see that men are made to live together as brothers and that we can have again win intergroup and interpersonal living and still be in the kind of society which we all long to achieve. >> this sunday, 50 years after that interview, nbc will air a special edition of "meet the press" "remembering the dream." i spoke. moderator david gregory about the special and he says it's a look back and a look forward. >> it is referencing and seeing this appearance on "meet the press" and then 50 years later talking about what the american dream means now. not just in terms of civil rights and equality for african-americans, but for all americans since the american dream and the promise of the country. that's what i think the resonance is about and understanding the extent to which amer
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
to cloud its report. >>> president obama is pushing to make higher education more affordable. the president stopping at the university of buffalo this morning. he advocated for better student debt management. this is all part of his two-day bus tour of college campuses. the goal here is to make all borrowers eligible to cap payments at 10% of their monthly income. >> what we want to do is rate them on who is offering the best value so students and taxpayers get a bigger bang for their buck. >> putting a rating system in place will look at factors including tuition costs, graduation rates and graduate earnings. higher the score, the more federal aid available for the school. >>> coming up, they are called double stuffed oreos but are they really? some high schoolers putting the popular treat to the test. >> take it. >> charlie rose showing the money. a hollywood director's tutorial that ended with a $20. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. the skies started to clear out. could we see any more thunderstorms? we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
FOX
Aug 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
not be attorney general of the united states and barack obama would not be president of the united states of america. >> that was attorney general eric holder, paying tribute to past generations of african americans who fought for civil rights. he was among several speakers in the nation's capital today, marking the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. >>> a group of peace activists gather order an oakland street corner today to protest two recent killings. [ crowd cheering ] >> about a dozen people from the group soldiers against violence everywhere gathered at the corner of market street and stanford avenue. today's protest was in memory of two recent homicide victims. 22-year-old ian acono and 17- year-old isaac johnson, both of whom were fatally shot over the summer. >> our pastor first said that people getting killed, the fire department will come out and wash the blood off the sidewalk and after that, everybody will go and then that would be it, you know. so i saw families and our children. >> organizers say protests like today's are aimed at encouraging people to break the
FOX
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
sent to president obama. they want him to get their authorization before taking military action against syria. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, dianne feinstein says she's received some intelligence about it. >> reporter: feinstein says she's believes the attack was by the assad regime and is strongly urging the united nations to condemn the regime. that's echoed by many in congress. without a united nations resolution, some argue the u.s. cannot take military action under military law. the resolution should wrap up tomorrow and their findings made public on saturday. this hour, the british government said the legal requirements to strike have been met. david cameron said the evidence that syria used chemical weapons last week is right before our eyes. the u.s. is upping its military presence in the mediterranean sea off the coast of syria to to prepare for a potential strike. and president assad said his country will defend itself. congressional leaders will get briefed via a phone conference scheduled for 3:00 pacific today. what we're learning about a poss
NBC
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
obama raised red flags in the spring. and in a letter to the congress, sebelius warned that up to 70,000 children would lose access to head start. is that figure close enough to be called truthful? >> yeah. don't you think, 57,000 children not getting services that they would typically get otherwise. this is services preparing kids for school. >> reporter: pam shah is president's of california's head start association and operates or partners with eight centers in the east bay. there are other side effects besides students losing slots. her programs had to slash school supplies, close down a center and lay off substitute teachers. the 57,000 figure doesn't tell the whole story. >> i think other people are doing the same thing trying to keep as many slots as they can keep. >> reporter: lillian covers early education for ed source and says that the 5600 slots lost in california are on par with what state educators have predicted. but the fallout is still greater. >> there is a big range of how each program has run. but cutting days has been the most popular way to avoid cutting childre
ABC
Aug 2, 2013 5:00am PDT
-qaeda. at the white house, president obama discussed counterterrorism with the president of yemen, a country home to a top al-qaeda affiliate. >> the threats are not only trans national in nature but, also, cause severe hardship for the people of yemen. sunday. >> the state department has not ruled out keeping the embassies closed for additional days. there is also concern that other american targets could be connected to this threat. >> it is 5:15. whole foods is opening new stores in dublin/pleasanton and correct as part of an expansion located at dublin boulevard in a new shopping center to be the on vacant land. it will be the first whole food stores in dublin. walnut creek will get the second whole food store near oakland grove road taking over a space occupied by safe way that will move to a larger site across the street. there will be 175 jobs at the two new stores expected to be completed in the next year. >> this is important at this time of the morning: which coffee change does the biggest blast of caffeine? >> bank of america facing more mortgage-related lawsuits. jane king has the blo
CBS
Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
from capital hill with congressmen calling on president obama to suspend aid. >> the president retains support saying the military is necessary. because it keeps the peace with israel and provides safe passage through the canal. >> tlr no good choices. of the two, i think there's more opportunity to protect american interests if we work with the military. >> the u.s. sends roughly 1.5 address billion to egypt each year with all of it going directly to the military. cbs news, washington. >> european foreign ministers say they will decide what to do with the $7 billion in grants and loans promised. >>> an elderly man was robbed at life point here on the 77th avenue. the man who turns 80 this year was stabbed twice in the stomach and chest. he is in stable condition. the suspect got away with 10 odds. >>> three separate shootings saturday led to one death and 7 injuries. no arrests have been made. >>> patrick fair was one of the shooting victims shot in the lower leg on saturday. the incident started as a car break in across from the salon where he works. neighbors gave chase and recovere
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
, president obama is pushing for a higher minimum wage. this comes after facebook cheryl sandburg's organization ran into bad press for not paying interns, men or women, which i would say is equal. >> equal pay. >> big push to pay interns long after i was an intern. the outrage. >> you got paid in experience. >> that's right, life experience. >> look where you are now, boys. >> living large. >>> maybe you'll be headed to the stadium. workers are marching towards the end zone to finish construction on the new 49ers stadium ahead of schedule. got a live look from the webcams above the new stadium in santa clara. looked at the progress they made. construction is more than halfway done. crews say they're two weeks ahead of schedule. the strayed yum is on track to be ready at the end of june, more than a month before the preseason starts leaving time for concerts and other events to be scheduled before the 49ers start to play. pretty cool. >> that is going to be quite the sight. it will have all the modern technology. i think it's going to be fun. >> i love football suddenly. >> you do
KRON
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
does go into it. >> i receive some nasty calls last night. they stated something about michelle obama new rap video for children. and >> there is all types of things about the children stay in shape. all i know is that a fall was a guy without a job, let's have stevie wonder sang at the white hels. less under the giants, less, this team. >> i do like the michelle obama of video because she is trying to get children active. i am always looking for ways to improve my work out. everybody wants a shortcut. >> if you know when you see the football players putting the gatorade in their mouth. i was always wondering why athletes to do that. it is actually better for them to a swiss in their mouth. and that somehow signals that your brain and it knows and it will react a certain way. i am going to try this. >> do you want to really know the truth.? >> no. >> it signals york brand you have card switching in your mouth. if this is for 5 to 10 seconds. your brain is what will control and you will get a better workout and a little bit of a boost. >> i think i am going to have to do the old way. i
FOX
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
-- adviseer. >>> yesterday, the white house suggested president obama may not meet next week with russian president vladimir putin as scheduled. and president obama may boycott the upcoming g-20 summit in russia. >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step. >> you willmakers are urging the president to get -- lawmakers are urging the president to get tough. they are not able to say what consequences might lie ahead. snowden was granted asylum for unyear -- for one year. he's living with friends. >>> the inmates on the hunger strike are upset about conditions at cocoa rin and pelican bay prisons. they stopped eating july 8th. the state head of the prisons department said he will not negotiate with the advocates but has promised to discuss prison condition. >>> a statewide investigation of tax payer funded reb centers has been ordered all because of reports of fraud. the announcement comes after the center for investigative reporting and cnn reported that some clinics have been billing the state for patients who don't show up for treatment or don't have
FOX
Aug 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
this morning president obama praised california's effort to implement the affordable care act. >> if you're one of the 85% of americans who have insurance you have benefits of protections under this law that you didn't have before, free checkups mammograms and contraceptive care. >>> in this morning's weekly address he talked about how the new health care law would help millions of americans. he said government legislators are working to help people promptly. competition and consumer choice are making insurance affordable. >>> health officials in contra dos at that -- contra cost a county has scene more whooping cough. the last time it saw a spike was three years ago when 200 cases were reported. by the end of that year 9,000 cases were reported. they're worried about another spike this year. >> we know people are out there that are sick. they can unknowingly spread it to a new born who can become very, very sick. >> they've seen a spike in cases in alameda county. the health department says right now, it's seeing fewer cases than it did at the same time last year. back to school events are hap
FOX
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
's the second soldier to receive the medal of honor. president obama recognized staff sergeant clint romoshay in federal budget. pentagon leaders don't usually send recipients back into harm's day. carter wants to continue his service in wounded warriors u flits. he wants had -- units. he wants to share his struggles he's endured. back to you. >>> and the marine corps will let women take part in training and when they finish the training, they won't finish for two years. but this opens up a defense decision this year to repeal the rules to women serving in combat roles. >>> our continuing coverage of the fires burning up and down the state. right now more than 8300 firefighters are battling nearly 400 square miles of wildfire. six wildfires burning over the weekend. as of fire that's burning near yosemite park is by far the largest. about 15 minutes ago, we learned that the rim fire has burned 149,000 acres. reporter dominic is in tuolumne city. and that's where the firefighters are focusing their efforts today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i guess you can start calling this the b
FOX
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
news breaks. be sure to watch the noon news for more on the deadly violence in egypt. president obama is expected to give comments from his vacation in martha's vineyard on the situation. curfew has been put into effect. the death toll, in the hundreds. we're also keeping an eye on the situation with the bay bridge. we should find out tomorrow if it will open on labor day weekend and the weather, fog there. clearing out. should be a nice day. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us. ♪ all right, let's go ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate ♪ we, we chocolate cross over ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over ♪ [ male announcer ] fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate with clusters, flakes, and o's. oh, ho, ho... it's the honey sweetness i...i mean, you...love. [ female announcer ] and with all these great cheerios flavors, the love just keeps on coming. >>> he low, everybody. i'm beth troutman. we've got the videos from the web that you've been looking for "right this minute." new video shows why india is crac
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